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EAMBES‐Fellows Meeting in Brussels

by Andrel Linnenbank — Mar 06, 2016 12:13 AM

The Future of Biomedical Engineering in Europe: To the Horizon and Beyond; March 14th and 15th, 2016; Venue: Royal Belgian Academy of Sciences, Hertogsstraat 1, 1000 Brussel, Belgien

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Program for the General Assembly March 14th 2016

by Andrel Linnenbank — Mar 04, 2016 02:40 PM

AGENDA EAMBES GENERAL ASSEMBLY; March 14 th 2016, 9.30am - 15.00pm; KoWi Conference Room, Rue du Trône 98, 1050 Brussels

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Joint NBC/EMBEC conference in Tampera 11-15 june 2017

by Andrel Linnenbank — Feb 01, 2016 11:06 PM

The joint conference of the European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference (EMBEC) 2017 and the Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (NBC) 2017 will be held in Tampere, Finland, on 11-15 June, 2017. The meeting is organized by the BioMediTech (www.biomeditech.fi), joint Institute of Tampere University and Tampere University of Technology and the Finnish Society for Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics.

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EMBEC2017/NBC2017 in Tampere, Finland, 11-15 June, 2017

by Andrel Linnenbank — Feb 01, 2016 11:06 PM

The joint conference of the European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference (EMBEC) 2017 and the Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (NBC) 2017 will be held in Tampere, Finland, on 11-15 June, 2017. The meeting is organized by the BioMediTech (www.biomeditech.fi), joint Institute of Tampere University and Tampere University of Technology and the Finnish Society for Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics.

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Ongoing debate on animal testing

by Andrel Linnenbank — Aug 24, 2015 08:34 AM

Animal testing is being subject of a warm debate at the EU level, following a public hearing held in the European Parliament on 11 May 2015 with the organisers of the ‘Stop Vivisection’ initiative.

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Towards a Digital Single Market

by Andrel Linnenbank — Aug 24, 2015 08:34 AM

On 6 May 2015, the European Commission published the Communication on a Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe 1), unveiling its detailed plans to create the Digital Single Market, one of the ten priorities of the President-elect, Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker.

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Juncker Plan: Horizon 2020 still to be cut

by Andrel Linnenbank — Aug 24, 2015 08:34 AM

On 28 May 2015 an agreement was reached on the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) after 57 hours of negotiation in 8 rounds of trialogue between the European Commission, European Parliament and Council of the European Union.

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DG SANTE Annual work plan for 2015

by Andrel Linnenbank — Aug 24, 2015 08:34 AM

DG SANTE published on 2 June 2015 its annual work plan for 2015, which sets out the priorities and actions to be undertaken, including the allocation of resources, to implement the third Programme of the Union’s action in the field of health (2014-2020).

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New Council Presidency Luxembourg

by Andrel Linnenbank — Aug 24, 2015 08:34 AM

On 1 July 2015 Luxembourg has taking over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU, the European institution representing the executive governments of the EU Member states.

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EU funds robot-based technologies to speed up rehabilitation

by Andrel Linnenbank — Aug 24, 2015 08:34 AM

In January 2015 took off RETRAINER, a project aiming at developing robot-based technologies to speed up the rehabilitation of patients who have suffered a stroke, by facilitating the recovery of arm and hand function. Partially funded by Horizon 2020, the EU framework programme for research and innovation, the project is due to receive 2.8 million euro over 4 years.

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Debate on open and excellent European science: “Science 2.0”

by Andrel Linnenbank — Aug 24, 2015 08:34 AM

The Council held a policy debate on open and excellent science, as a follow up to the Science 2.0 public consultation, carried out by the Commission from July to September 2014 in order to gather the views of stakeholders on the future of science.

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Council conclusions on open, data-intensive and networked research as a driver for faster and wider innovation

by Andrel Linnenbank — Aug 24, 2015 08:34 AM

The Council adopted conclusions on open, data-intensive and networked research as a driver for faster and wider innovation, supporting the establishment of the right framework conditions for research and innovation focused on big data and for strengthening the whole data value chain in Europe. The Conclusions stress the importance of data for digital transformation of industry.

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UK: MHRA review on draft guidance on the re-manufacturing of single-use devices

by Andrel Linnenbank — Aug 24, 2015 08:33 AM

On 20 July 2015, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) launched for public consultation a Draft Guidance document on the re-manufacturing of Single Use Devices (SUDs), aiming at medical devices industry, healthcare establishments and healthcare professionals.

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Status of the Medical Devices Regulation

by Andrel Linnenbank — Aug 24, 2015 08:33 AM

Following the adoption by the Council of the partial general approach on the Medical Devices and In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulations in June, the Working Party (WP) on Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices has started the work to finalise the outstanding technical work concerning the preamble of the two draft regulations (which give important clues for interpretation of the articles in the body of the regulations) and technical inconsistencies.

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Relevant Parliamentary Questions

by Andrel Linnenbank — Aug 24, 2015 08:33 AM

Relevant Parliamentary Questions (PQs) raised or answered during the month of July focused on eHealth and mHealth.

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DG Research priority list

by Andrel Linnenbank — Aug 24, 2015 08:33 AM

On 24 July, the Commissioner for Research, Carlos Moedas, presented a poster with a to-do list summing up the top priorities of his five-year term, which had been sent the day before to the civil servants working in his research directorate.

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€1.7B budget for research in 2016

by Andrel Linnenbank — Aug 24, 2015 08:33 AM

On 28 July the European Commission adopted the annual work programme for the European Research Council (ERC). The ERC's mission is to encourage the highest quality research in Europe through competitive funding and to support investigator-driven frontier research across all fields, on the basis of scientific excellence.

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Communication on the European Citizens' Initiative "Stop Vivisection"

by Andrel Linnenbank — Aug 24, 2015 08:33 AM

The European Commission adopted on 3 June 2015 a Communication on the European Citizens' Initiative "Stop Vivisection".

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Council Partial General Approach on Medical Devices

by Andrel Linnenbank — Aug 24, 2015 08:33 AM

On 19 June 2015, the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council adopted a partial general approach –excluding the recitals- on the Medical Devices and In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulations.

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